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September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

1. Aaron Judge hits #60

And his year of legend-making continues.

2. And the Yankees had the best inning of the entire season

One of the best regular-season innings you’ll ever see:

Down by four runs, Judge leads off the bottom of the ninth with #60

Rizzo doubles and the next two batters reach base

And then, Giancarlo Stanton

September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

3. The guy who caught the Judge home run ball nobly returned it

Major kudos to him.

Here’s the moment on the replay:

4. The pitcher who gave up the HR is the great-grandson of Red Ruffing

Hall of Fame pitcher. Six-time World Series winner with the Yankees. And now he’s circled back again to a piece of Yankees legend.

September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

5. Here’s where Aaron Judge’s HR pace sits among the record-setters

Through 147 team games:

September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

6. In other news, the Padres are having a great week

From teetering on the brink of missing a playoff spot, to suddenly finding themselves with a great cushion — with the Phillies and Brewers on losing streaks at the worst of times for them.

September 21, 2022. 1. Aaron Judge hits #60 | by The Baseball Newsletter | Sep, 2022

7. Great Britain qualifies for the 2023 WBC

Beating Spain in a comeback 10–9 win held in Regensburg, Germany.

8. MLB Network did a good interview with Albert Pujols

The actual interview starts a few minutes in, if you watch:

9. The juxtaposed quotes of the day: Babe Ruth and Aaron Judge

10. Various news from around the league

11. Garrett Stubbs threw an eephus pitch last night

12. Lastly, a good listen: David Cone on The Dan Patrick Show this morning

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